Speaker Details

Lisa Brenner, PhD

Dr. Brenner is a Board-Certified Rehabilitation Psychologist, a Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Psychiatry, and Neurology at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, and the Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC). Dr. Brenner is the Past President of Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA) and an APA Fellow. She is also Vice Chair of Research for the Department of PM&R. Dr. Brenner serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. Her primary areas of research interest are traumatic brain injury, co-morbid psychiatric disorders, and negative psychiatric outcomes including suicide. Dr. Brenner has numerous peer-reviewed publications, participates on national advisory boards, and has recently co-authoring a book titled, Suicide Prevention After Neurodisability: An Evidence-Informed Approach.